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this morning on "world news now," tracking the transition. >> as president-elect trump stays out of sight, we're learning about new details about who he's set to meet with in the coming days, including another prominent republican whom he's had choice words for in the past. happening right now, the first blizzard of the season slamming the u some areas expected to see a foot and a half of snow all before thanksgiving. smash-and-grab fail. check out this would-be car thief playing bumper cars, ramming vehicles into each other, even the one he was trying to steal. see how he came up empty handed. >> you didn't hear it from us, but if you're nervous about calling sick from work, don't stress, we have the newly crunched numbers on the perfect time and day to make that phone
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friday, november 18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> oh, we start this evening with the latest from president-elect donald trump's transition team. his representatives now in touch with the departments of state and justice as well as pentagon. >> trump, himself, has been involved in a long series of meetings. the one getting the most attention, though, comes this weekend when he gets together with mid republican nominee, and, of course, a very vocal trump critic. well, he's now considered for secretary of state. >> also, retired general michael flynn emerged as front runner for national security adviser. david ryan is tracking all of this and the transition. >> reporter: two former enemies trying to mend fences. sources tell abc news, the completing is now considering former governor mitt romney for
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romney in the past has been less than diplomatic about donald trump. >> think of donald trump's personal qualities. the bullying. the greed. the showing off. the absurd third grade attitude. >> reporter: the feeling clearly mu mutual. >> mitt romney made a fool of himself. did you ever see a guy like this? he had his shot. he had his shot. he didn't like it when i said, he choked like a dog. >> reporter: the trump campaign says he'll meet with romney this weekend as the transition team races to fill key cabinet posts. among the other candidates for secretary of state? the governor of south carolina, haley, meeting with trump in trump tower, had a good discussion, and she's encouraged about the coming administration and new direction it will bring. earlier this year, haley called out trump's rhetoric. >> during anxious times, it can
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call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> reporter: trump firing back on twitter, the people of south carolina are embarrassed by nikki haley. she supported rubio, but came over to trump. at 44, she's the nation's youngest governor and rising star, daughter of indian imgrants, who led the charge to take down the confederate flag, but it's not clear, what, if any, foreign policy eer former new york mayor is also lobbying hard for the job. he was at trump tower too, but there were reportedly concerns about his overseas business ties and paid speeches. playing a key role in the transition process, trump's own son-in-law, jared, against the law for trump to appoint a family member for a job at the white house, but jared is exploring whether he could serve
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the campaign spokeswoman conway cited the bush family. >> he wanted to be an adviser, but he's a son-in-law, family, and that's really what we have to focus on here. i know the bush sons were involved in their father's administration, one becoming president of the united states. >> reporter: even as the campaign scrambles to fill the secretary of state's job, he had a meeting with the japanese prime minister, shinzo abe, a particularly out on the campaign trail to change u.s.-japan policies that have been in place since world war ii. david wright, abc news, new york. while that was taking place in new york city, vice president elect mike pence was back in familiar surroundings of capitol hill. he was a member of the 12 years before becoming governor of indiana, meeting lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and reportedly told house republicans they need to buckle
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democrats from the senate and the house. >> we had a straightforward conversation about how we can work together on infrastructure, issues that relate to child car and the rest. >> as you saw, he had time for an epic gop selfie there. pelosi promised that democrats will stand their ground when they can, but leadership of house democrats is actually now challenge by ohio representative tim ryan. in points out that democrats now have their smallest congressional minority since 1929. he says leaving the current leadership in place leads to more losses in future elections. house democrats will decide the issue at the end of the month. president obama's director of national intelligence, james klapper, announced he's stepping down clapper's resignation was expected. clapper told lawmakers that only
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election-related e e-mails. the big story this morning, the first blizzard of the season bearing down on the northern plains. the first significant winter storm of the season already brought snow to the northern rockies and now is moving eastward. driving conditions are expected it deteriorate rapidly with 6-12 inches of accumulation. strong winds produce whiteout conditions too. meanwhile in the southeast, health hazard with an increase of patients showing up in doctors' offices with breathing problems as the smoke in the air makes the air up healthy. more than 900 square miles burned in a week fueled by drought in the region. long time michigan congressman is worried about his youngest son, carl. the university of houston student missing since tuesday. state and federal authorities are searching for the
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described her 21-year-old son. ? he's happy-go-lucky. he doesn't get riled up about anything or confrontational. he's not argumentative, but he's just a good boy. he has a good gpa. >> reporter: monica talked to carl on the phone, and then got a call never expected. he had been missing since tuesday and last seen by his college roommate inside their apartment. pleas for information about his whereabouts spread help. >> please, if you have any information, call our friends, whereabouts, contact myself, cory. >> if you know anything about carl, if you seen him, if you -- even if you think you saw him, just call. >> reporter: a spokesperson for congressman conyers says he and his family ask for privacy as they work through this situation of uncertainty and ask that anyone with knowledge of their
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houston police department immediately. carl's mother making a desperate plea in hopes that someone has seen him. >> i just want you to come home. i don't care -- whoever -- if someone has him, just let him go. he's a good child. just let him go. >> reporter: the fbi and secret service are involved in this search. conyers car is still at his apartment. abc news, new york. well, federal investigators now say the barrier visitors from gorillas at the cincinnati zoo was sub-standard the day a toddler fell in the exhibit. that little boy was not hurt in the incident last may, thankfully, but zoo officials were forced to kill a 17-year-old silver back gorilla. that barrier built in 1978 was never a problem before, but investigators found it was, quote, no longer effective. surveillance video from a used car dealership in detroit shows what appears to be a demolition derby.
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was trying to get to one vehicle in particular, a tahoe suv, but in the process, he crashed and rammed the lots' other vehicles and left without anything, but he did leave behind $30,000 in damage. >> man, epic fail there. a new study finds doctors handling nfl player injuries should be independent of the teams. right now, 175 doctors work with the leagues' 32 clubs. now, the harvard study says the current problems that could affect player health. among the study's recommendations, doctors treating players should be chosen by a committee of league and playersupon officials. one nfl executive reportedly called the proposal impractical, and on the field, week 11 underway. new orleans visited carolina panthers broke open a tie game there with a 17 points in the second quarter.
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run as you can see there, and then with 23 seconds left, cam newton hits the 40 yard touchdown pass. carolina up 20-3, new orleans came back for a game late of it, but carolina wins 23-20, both 4-6 on the season now. twitter was on fuego because before the game, look at that. this is cam >> oh, i'm all about it. it said ad lib there, and i was going to be quite because i don't know sports but shoes, i'm all about it, style, flair, anywhere in life i think is fantastic. never a better time. >> one said, dead furbies on the cleats. another says shame two members
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newton's shoes. i actually don't like them at all. >> it's not that i like them. i do think they are ugly, but i respect the commitment to style. >> okay. >> incerted it into every part of life. >> he has, absolutely has. >> that's fabulous. >> all right. >> all about it, cam. if it's past your bedtime watching saints and panthers, we have advice, do not call out sick. >> it's not that we're trying to save your job, that's your own business, but a study says fridays are not the best time to ditch work. >> obvious, right? >> market research firm, attest, figured out the perfect day and time to make the sick call as well as the top reason. >> okay, ready? get your pens out. the best day and time? 6:38 a.m. on a tuesday, and the number one reason? stomach problems. it's something that people -- they don't want anymore information about it. >> it's a nonstarter. >> like saying i'm -- >> oh, i'm sick right now. >> a stomach problem? it's like i'm having female problems.
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yeah. no. >> just move on. >> explosive diarrhea, nope, nope. well, coming up, a case of road rage caught on tape. the panic call to 911 from a driver in arizona who says she was being tormented by a man in a vehicle. we're going to find out how it ended. and her name is mean khristine, what they call her, a facialist at the star, and why her brutally honest and sometimes painful style attracted a huge celebrity following. remember, find us on facebook, and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news
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we're back now with a really frightening case of road rage in arizona caught on audiotape. >> yeah. the terrified driver called 911 and even screamed for help from other drivers as a man in a blac into her vehicle. >> the guys running into the back of me trying to kill me on the road. he's flipping me off. >> reporter: a woman said out of now nowhere, she was the victim of violent road rage. she was driving in arizona when this man, who she never saw before, aggressively hit her car, and then started following her. >> he's right behind me. hitting me.
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>> reporter: she says he kept hitting her car, and on the other end of the call, an operator trying to find her. >> i started to feel helpless. i just kneed to stay there with her. >> reporter: calling out to drivers for help as they dialled 911 as well. >> he's going in both lanes. >> reporter: the suspect crashed and hit a patrol car. >> 2 i could have died. >> reporter: he's facing driving under the influence and aggravated assault. abc news, los angeles. >> scary moments there. >> yeah. coming up in the next half hour, bracing for the busiest thanksgiving travel season in nearly a decade as a record number of airline passengers crunch in the nation's airports, three things to consider to track your luggage and save money. first, can she be fashion's
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>> reporter: the no nonsense sometimes painful facial has celebrities clambering to see her, turning away a-list stars who show up late. >> it's like going to the dentist, if you visit the dentist, then you have perfect teeth. same with skip. i always tell my clients, like, skin is like teeth. >> reporter: now it was my chance to see what hollywood's elite go through. bring on t >> i'm excited for the star treatment. i wonder if i should have taken an advil. a peel, a massage, then treatment to remove outer layer of the skin to reveal a fresh layer of skin cells. >> this is where the pain begins? >> no. this feels like a cat kissing you, to be honest. >> reporter: that's the warm up. she lances the black heads and
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>> omg. this is the painful part. i know. i know this is going to hurt. okay, okay, wait, i need a minute. okay. >> reporter: after what seems like endless lancing, some sweet relief. she applies three masks, a clay mask on the t-zone sucking out oil, a mask on top of that for moisture, and then a green tea mask to reduce redness. after a to see the brand new me. i survived mean christine. i wouldn't call it fun, but it was enjoyable. now i feel ready to go. abc news, new york. >> things that we'll do for beauty. there's no limit on what women go through to look better. i'm all about it. >> i'll pass. she likes blood, no thank you.
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starting the friday mix with an incredible feat that was done. this was really life altering, this thing that was -- that happened in the u.k. watch it now. this is -- >> i can't wait to see this. >> british thrill seeker, barry, way up there, 240 feet up. he's going to do this plunge, and dunk a biscuit in a teacup. besides -- >> a biscuit? what are you, british? it's a cookie. >> a cookie. >> nailed that. he nailed that thing. >> dunked a cookie in a teacup. other than being cool, it was an official record. >> has to be a record for
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i have to come up with something i can hold the record. moving on to this kid, amazing, 9 years old, competing in a talent show, decides he wants to dance to michael jackson's "billy jean," a tough act to follow. >> it is. >> learned moves from watching michael jackson videos on youtube and he killed it. >> killed it. >> jackson way before his time. >> love the oversized glove. >> new polka ? ? >> grounded in harmony, new york's own a cappella. ? all the weather and scores that's the world news polka ? ? if you're insomniacs and a good night sleep you lack ? ? do the world news polka ? ? wide awake at night and you're not wearing pants so look at everybody dance ? ? have fun be a pal ?
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this morning on "world news now" winter peeks its head out a little early you might say, a dangerous blizzard stretches from utah to minnesota threatening to dump more than a foot of snow and right in time for the holiday travel season. accuweather's latest forecast just ahead. the cabinet watch continues the president-elect expected to announce some major appointments in the coming days. this, as he greets a fellow world leader from his home in new york city. new this half hour, one family's incredible survival story. >> stuck in the wilderness with two young children. hear how they managed to make it home while their older children anxiously awaited their return. sealed with a kiss. jennifer lopez and her


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